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the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after "the new york times" reported u.s. and iran agreed to one-on-one talks. the white house denied a meeting is set but added it is open to one-on-one talks. >> anything diplomatically now can help the president. >> reporter: iranians denied any talks are scheduled. as the president wrapped up prep at camp david his campaign released this new ad. >> president obama ended the iraq war of the mitt romney would have left 30,000 troops there. >> reporter: romney prepared in florida where he gave this advice during a football game. >> figure out which of their players is best and take 'em out early. >> reporter: the latest poll of likely voters shows the race is a dead heat 47%, with only two weeks until election day the stakes are higher than ever. >> this debate tonight so important. >> reporter: this debate setting will be different than any other presidential debate so far both candidates will be sitting with the moderator, at a desk. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >>> before you go, after last week's heated debate what kind of t
story. more on that from vic lee tonight at 4, 5 and 6:00. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> u.s. supreme court just finished hearing arguments over university of texas program that uses race as a factor in student admissions. hundreds gathered outside the court this morning as justices took up the biggest affirmative action case in a decade. a student sued after her college application was rejected. she says she was turned away because she is white. the university says, its policy is aimed at creating a diverse student pop . >>> he couldn't believe it, stanford -- professor stunned winning this year's nobel prize in chemistry, brian kabilka on the left shares the honor with robert lefkowitz. >> reporter: a press conference is not the doctor's cup of tea he's shy he says he's not comfortable with all the attention this award is bringing. he says proud to have won it. the phone call came at 2:20 this morning dr. brian kabilka answered the call in his palo alto home and told that he and robert lefkowitz had won the nobel prize for chemistry. >> i had trouble saying anything. probably more t
. >>> right now crews of oracle team u.s.a. are trying pull a 7 foot broken 10 million dollar yacht out of the -- 72 foot broken 10 million dollar yacht out of the water. katie marzullo joins us live from pier 80. >> reporter: the catamaran was towed overnight. we've been watching all morning since 7:30 this tedious protest of righting the upside down boat and getting it out of the water. last check the crew hadn't decided how they were going to do that. divers moved quietly around the ac-72 oracle team u.s.a.'s massive catamaran this morning it looked more like a submarine than a racing yacht. >> i call it destroyed in several piece. >> reporter: he's talking about the wing or fixed sail. you can see the splintered remains in this video from sky 7 hd. he wasn't on the boat but describes what happened. >> dangerous maneuver in these catamarans is go if up wind point of sail to down wind that's what the guys were doing. >> reporter: now oracle is without its biggest, fastest boat. because there is a defending america's cup champions they don't have any other competitions between now and
of that prep means shutting things down and getting the of town. as rare as it was at the u.s. financial markets were closed today they are going to stay closed tomorrow this is the reason people are supposed to evacuate ahead of a hurricane the unpredictable ocean caught in north carolina a rogue wave knocked matt gutman and his producer off their feet. the crew of the hm bunny had to abandon ship. the coast guard has -- rescued cued 14 onboard, two are still missing. >> the two that remain unaccounted for made it off the vessel but did not make night life rafts. >> reporter: in new york the stillness that is shocking grand central center empty, stock exchange silent. authorities fear sandy could turn lower manhattan into a flood zone. mayor bloomberg and a host of east goes governors are driving hope the importance of evacuating. >> conditions are deteriorating rapidly and the window for you getting out safely is closing. >> reporter: the landscape of the presidential campaign is changing. president obama is back at the white house. he cut short a campaign trip to florida and cancelled
to escape to mexico, the caribbean or other destinations outside the u.s. to ease their pain. >>> we want them to come back there, right? >> round trip good point. >> going to cool down a bit? >> yeah you don't have to it is making its way towards us hazy skies back from emeryville this morning, flags outside notice where they are blowing here in san francisco out of the west. we'll tell you how long it -- how much it is going to cool today and throughout the week. >>> this story is all the buzz. >> i am overweight, you can call me fat and yes even obese. >> everybody is buzzing about the story. we'll explain what prompted a news anchor to make >>> park will be closed in san jose for a second day because of extreme fire danger the park closed yesterday to reduce potential for fire in the park. alum rock often closes during hot spells. >>> sneaking a peek at mike's forecast looks like by tomorrow that shouldn't be necessary. >> not even through the weekend probably see the leaves changing as it is going to get that cool. see the flags on the embarcadero, pointing to the east. sea breezes h
leading tech firms. the report warns that the companies pose major security threat to the u.s.. year long investigation found the companies are influenced by the chinese government and the telecommunications gear they sell may be compromise. -- may be compromised. >>> ample could be gearing up for a huge launch of ipad mini. "wall street journal" reports the company has asked suppliers to make more than 10 million, double the number amazon ordered for the kindle fire. apple said to be planning on october 17th, launch event. >>> if you missed events this weekend you have within more chance today. >>> plus, -- record breaking numbers on bay area mass transit. that's the >>> on katie, is heaven real. . then at 4:00, money saving myth the best time to get biggest holiday deals. then at 5, angry birds about to enter a galaxy far, far way those stories and more at 4 and 5. >>> fleet week wraps up today with tours of ships from the navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. the uss makin island is a helicopter carrier amphibious assault vessel, carries a lot of marines with aircraft and hovercra
.ufr study found switzerland eats the most chocolate and has the most nobel winners. u.s. in the middle of the pack. i say we eat more chocolate. >> they are talking about good chocolate i lived on candy bars in college and i still got a c in physics. >>> clouds out there, no more showers out of here? >> no we still have a chance for that the next 48 hours or so, of course creating area of low pressure heads south away from the bay. mount tam now clouds, pretty picture 6:37 sunset and with that maybe a few sprinkles most of the moisture favoring south of san francisco, here's a look at all the layered clouds, mainly low clouds and mid level clouds, live doppler 7 hd very active the past couple of days. right now we are looking at all the cloud cover across the bay area, activity to the east of us if the central valley. thunderstorms all morning from las vegas south here we are los angeles, bakersfield, oceanside, san diego you can get the sense of the area of low pressure spinning moisture in a counterclockwise fashion this is pulling the moisture up as far north as parts of san luis ob
was pennsylvania's longest serving u.s. senator with 30 years on capitol hill. a republican from 19822009 he switched to the democratic party and finished his senate career in 2010 he died sunday cancer he was 82. >>> new security concerns for the pakistan if i girl shot by the taliban and now being treated in england. two visitors to the hospital were stopped and questioned by british officers. police say they were well-wishers hoping to encourage malala. the taliban is vowing to find a way to kill the 14-year-old who was shot on her way home from school a week ago for promoting education for women. >>> company that manufactures apple's iphone says it has found underaged interns working illegally at one of is factories in china. foxconn says some were as young as 14. china's minimum legal working age is 16. foxconn says they were sent back-to-school. the company faced the complaint in august that students were compelled by their schools to work in the factories in china. >>> ipad mini will be launched a week from today in san jose. apple is inviting tech reporters to an event next tuesday.
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